Quick and Easy Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Make a quick, easy and healthy side dish to accompany your main course tonight; each of these recipes is ready in 25 minutes or less.
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Rice Pilaf

This easy rice pilaf makes use of all the goods in your pantry. Broken pasta, dried fruit, nuts and allspice come together to create this sweet and savory family-friendly side dish.

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Healthy Broccoli Roman Style

Panko breadcrumbs, lemon juice, garlic, wine and chili flakes add texture and explosive flavor to delicate broccoli florets.

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Healthy Creamed Swiss Chard with Pine Nuts

This hearty side dish incorporates deep, earthy flavors and crunchy pine nuts into sauteed Swiss chard.

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Healthy Roast Asparagus with Creamy Almond Vinaigrette

While your asparagus is roasting, use the blender to make a quick, dairy-free vinaigrette with almonds, lemon juice and olive oil.

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Brussels Sprout Hash

Even the pickiest eaters won't shy away from this dish, sweetened with honey and complemented by sauteed pearl onions.

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Tomato Basil Salad

A small dose of balsamic vinegar adds great sweet-tart flavor to Ree Drummond's colorful tomato salad.

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Trail Mix Citrus Pilaf

Trail mix can do more than get you through a hike. Add it to microwavable brown rice for a nutty and fruity addition that just takes snipping open the package.

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Carrots with Chickpeas and Pine Nuts

Use a peeler to shave carrots into thin ribbons, and top with chopped parsley and pine nuts to make a fresh, colorful side dish.

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Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Canadian Bacon

Bacon and peas are a classic combination; try putting them together with fresh vegetables and a vinaigrette to create a satisfying salad.

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